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>>> president obama says now is the time to reform an immigration system he calls out of date and badly broken. speaking at a hispanic high school in las vegas, he pushed a senate plan for a path to citizen for millions of illegal immigrants. the president said he is hopeful, acknowledging there will be fierce debate. >> for the first time in many years, republicans and democrats seem ready to tackle this problem together. but this moment, it looks like there's a genuine desire to get this done soon. and that's very encouraging. >> the senate proposal would grant temporary legal status to applicants who pass a background check, pay fines and back taxes and learn english. after that, they could apply for citizenship. the bill could come up for a vote as early as this summer. >>> a soldier who lost all four limbs in a roadside bombing in iraq now has two new arms. the 13-hour surgery at johns hopkins hospital in baltimore which attached arms from a deceased donor was extremely complicated. doctors connected bones, blood vessels, muscles, tendons, nerves
. obama said. his plan also includes stricter law enforcement and reforming the legal immigration system which the president called out of date and broken. latino activists say the president is finally making good on campaign promises made in 2008 and 2012 to throw his full support behind comprehensive immigration reform. >> once the latinos mobilize that we can be a force to be reckoned with and i think the 71% of latino vote that put obama back in the white house is the tip of the iceberg of what you're going to see in this country. >> reporter: in order to earn immigration status in this country that's the way the president termed it today, earn it, undocumented immigrants are going to have to learn english, pass a background check, pay a fine and then get in line behind others trying to come into this country legally. but allen, the big news here is that a lot of these folks are going to get immediate status provisional but immediate status to live and work in this country and that is a big weight off their shoulders. a lot of them have been
of reasons. and we have to understand that. >> reporter: tomorrow, president obama is traveling to las vegas to lay out his vision for immigration reform. danielle nottingham, cbs news, washington. >>> so, do you have super bowl fever just yet? still ahead, california senators start making bets. what's at stake besides the lombardi trophy. we're in the big easy ahead of the big game. do you know the proper way to say new orleans? the locals will let us know next. >>> hi, i'm meteorologist lawrence karnow in the cbs 5 weather center. starting out a little chilly this morning, lots of sunshine now. will that continue over the next few days? or do we have some rain on the way? we'll talk about that coming up. on the grid-iron.. advertisers will be battling it out during the super bowl commerical breaks.. a thirty-second spot during a >>> doritos! the 9ers and ravens go at it on the gridiron and advertisers are battling it out on the commercials. 30-second ad costs $4 million just for air time. one commercial from volkswagen said to cost more than $10
off the pier. they all swam to safety. >>> president obama is in las vegas drumming up support for immigration reform after a group of senators from bows side of the aisle announced they proposed to allow illegal immigrants to stay here in the united states. >>> bp's guilty plea is approved by a federal judge. the company will pay $4 billion in penalties for the 2010 oil disaster in the gulf of mexico. bp pleaded guilty to manslaughter charges and to perjury for lying to congress about the size of the broken well. the company is also paying out nearly $8 billion to settle private lawsuits from gulf coast residents and area businesses. >>> a couple of minor earthquakes shook northern california it morning. the biggest, 3.0 at 8:45 a.m. followed by a 2.9 a few seconds later. the earthquake's epicenter is near cobb in the boggs mountain state forest north of sonoma. the area has seen five earthquakes in the last 7 days. >>> state lawmakers want to give you more notice when an earthquake is about to happen. >> earthquake, earthquake, earthquake!
. giffords is also expected to make a short statement. >> another key issue is immigration reform. president obama called for swift action. >> the idea that i'm proposing have traditionally been supported by both democrats like ted kennedy and republicans like george w. bush. you don't get that matchup very often. the question is very simple. do we have the resolve as a people, as a country, as a government to finally put this issue behind us? i believe that we do. >> one of the main provisions in the plan puts up to 11 million illegal immigrants on a clear path to citizenship. it's interesting. some republicans were upset with the president because they're saying he's not talking about a prerequisite, border security first before they grant this path way to citizenship. >> this won't be the last conversation on that. >> that's right. i agree. >> plenty more to follow. >>> senator john kerry has been confirmed to be the next secretary of state. the senate overwhelmingly affirmed kerry's nomination. 94-3 vet yesterday. he served as chairman of the senate foreig
for immigration reform tomorrow in las vegas. last night on "60 minutes" president obama had high praise for secretary of state hillary clinton in their first ever joint interview. part of that conversation focused as many in washington are on 2016. >> what's the date of expiration on this endorsement? >> oh, steve. you know, i -- >> i have to ask that question. i mean come on. you're sitting here together. everybody in town is talking about it already. and this is -- it's taking place. >> you know, steve, i've got to tell you. you guys and the press are incorrigible. i was literally inaugurated four days ago, and you're talking about elections four years from now. >> and i am -- as you know, steve, i'm still secretary of state and i'm out of politics so i'm forbidden from hearing these questions. you know, look. obviously the president and i care deeply about what's going to happen for our country in the future, and i don't think, you know, either he or i can make predictions about what's going to happen tomorrow or the next year. what we've tried to do over the
on immigration reform. >> under a plan being announced today, more than 10 million illegal immigrants would be granted legal status. >> president obama will travel to las vegas this week to introduce his ideas. >> first of all, americans support it. the latino voters expect it. democrats want it. and republicans need it. >>> survivors of
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